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2008-07-11 18:00:23

By JAMES VERNIERE http://www.bostonherald.com The works of visionary French author Jules Verne (1828-1905) have been adapted to the film and TV screen more than 125 times, beginning with George Melies' unauthorized silent sci-fi classic "A Trip to the Moon" (1902) and including an obscure, but influential animated Czech film "The Fabulous World of Jules Verne" (1958).

2008-06-26 21:02:23

NEW YORK - A multimedia, multiauthor narrative being planned by the U.S. publisher of the Harry Potter books has picked up a famous patron: Steven Spielberg. DreamWorks Studios has acquired the film rights to "The 39 Clues," a mystery series-online game that Scholastic will debut in September.

2008-06-25 09:02:57

Science fiction writer Robert Silverberg was on the phone from his spacious home in the hills above Oakland, outlining his daily routine. "I'm up at 5:30 or 6, but not willingly," he said. "By 8:30 I'm in my home office. I take a swim in the afternoon and I garden.

2008-06-21 15:00:19

The movie Kung Fu Panda should be banned in China for director Steven Spielberg's decision not to be involved with the Beijing Olympic Games, protesters say. Nationalist Chinese protesters have created a petition calling for a ban on the animated U.S.

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2007-12-17 16:00:00

Science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke listed three wishes on his 90th birthday: for the world to embrace cleaner energy resources, for a lasting peace in his adopted home, Sri Lanka, and for evidence of extraterrestrial beings.

2006-04-06 21:10:00

Director Steven Spielberg has joined with the Fox television network for his first reality show, an "American Idol"-like contest to find the nation's next great filmmaker, Fox said on Thursday.

2006-01-31 18:15:00

Hollywood got serious this year as its Oscar-nominated films questioned sexual conventions, race relations and the politics of fear and violence -- a far cry from years past when Hobbits roamed middle-Earth and Americans danced in Paris.

2006-01-30 09:22:23

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - After months of fending off pro-Israel pundits who accused his movie "Munich" of overly sympathizing with the Palestinians, director Steven Spielberg has found a new foe in the Jewish state: bored critics.

2006-01-30 08:27:54

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - After months of fending off pro-Israel pundits who accused his movie "Munich" of overly sympathizing with the Palestinians, director Steven Spielberg has found a new foe in the Jewish state: bored critics.

2006-01-30 04:00:00

By Jesse Hiestand LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In tackling topics both complex and controversial, the five directors nominated in the DGA Awards feature category said they ultimately found more motivation and reward in raising difficult questions than trying to make statements.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.